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Ford Escape Towing Capacities (2011 - 2024): Your Comprehensive Guide

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Ford Escape Towing Capacity Overview

The Ford Escape towing capacity ranges between 1,000 lbs. and 3,500 lbs as specified in our data below, organized by trim, option package, and model year.

For instance, the 2012 Ford Escape has a minimum towing capacity of 1,000 lbs, while the 2022 Ford Escape has a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 lbs.

Factors such as trim level, engine configuration, and drivetrain can impact the towing capacity of a specific model year of Ford Escape.

Check out the Towing Capacity specifications for other makes and models.

Ford Escape Towing Capacity

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All towing capacities are braked capacities. This means that the trailer being towed has a braking system installed to assist with the vehicle's own braking. The towing capacities for trailers without brakes will be much less.

Confirm all towing capacities with the owner's manual.

2024 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2024 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,500 lbs. and 2,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2024 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
ST-Line Select SUV 2.5L | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 192 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
ST-Line Elite SUV 2.5L | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 192 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
ST-Line SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 180 HP | 199 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
ST-Line SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 180 HP | 199 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Platinum SUV 2.5L | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 192 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Platinum SUV 2.5L | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 192 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
2024 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
PHEV SUV 2.5L | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 210 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Active SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 180 HP | 199 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Active SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 180 HP | 199 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs

2023 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2023 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,500 lbs. and 2,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2023 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
STLine Select SUV 2.5L | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 192 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
STLine Elite SUV 2.5L | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 192 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
STLine SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 180 HP | 199 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
STLine SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 180 HP | 199 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Platinum SUV 2.5L | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 192 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Platinum SUV 2.5L | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 192 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
2023 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
PHEV SUV 2.5L | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 210 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Base SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 180 HP | 199 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Base SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 180 HP | 199 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Active SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 180 HP | 199 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Active SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 180 HP | 199 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs

2022 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2022 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,500 lbs. and 3,500 lbs as shown in the table below.

2022 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Titanium SUV 2.5L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 221 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Titanium SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Titanium SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Titanium SUV 2.0L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 250 HP | 280 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs
SEL SUV 2.5L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 221 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SEL SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
2022 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
SEL SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SEL SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SEL SUV 2.0L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 250 HP | 280 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs
SE SUV 2.5L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 221 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SE SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SE SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
2022 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
SE SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs

2021 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2021 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,500 lbs. and 3,500 lbs as shown in the table below.

2021 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Titanium SUV 2.5L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 221 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Titanium SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Titanium SUV 2.0L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 250 HP | 280 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs
Titanium SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SEL SUV 2.5L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 221 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SEL SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
2021 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
SEL 2.0L SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs
SEL SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs
SEL SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SEL SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE SUV 2.5L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 221 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SE SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
2021 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
SE SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SE SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2020 Ford Escape With Cargo On Roof.
2020 Ford Escape With Cargo On Roof.

2020 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2020 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,500 lbs. and 3,500 lbs as shown in the table below.

2020 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Titanium SUV 2.5L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 220 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Titanium SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Titanium SUV 2.0L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 250 HP | 280 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs
Titanium SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SEL SUV 2.5L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 220 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SEL 2.0L SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2020 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
SEL 1.5L SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SEL SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE Sport SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SE Sport SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SE SUV 2.5L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 220 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SE SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2020 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
SE SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Titanium 2.5L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 220 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Titanium 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Titanium 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
2020 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Titanium 2.0L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 250 HP | 280 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs
SEL 2.5L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 220 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SEL 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SEL 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE Sport 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SE Sport 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | AWD | 200 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
2020 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
SE 2.5L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | IVCT ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Ecvt | FWD | 220 HP | 155 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
SE 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | FWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 8 Spd Auto | AWD | 181 HP | 190 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs

2019 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2019 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,500 lbs. and 2,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2019 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Titanium EcoBoost SUV 2.0L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 245 HP | 275 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Titanium EcoBoost SUV 2.0L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 245 HP | 275 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SEL EcoBoost SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SEL EcoBoost SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE EcoBoost SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE EcoBoost SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2019 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
S SUV 2.5L | I-VCT | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 168 HP | 170 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Titanium 2.0L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 245 HP | 275 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Titanium 2.0L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 245 HP | 275 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SEL 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SEL 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2019 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
SE 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S 2.5L | I-VCT | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 168 HP | 170 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs

2018 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2018 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,500 lbs. and 2,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2018 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Titanium EcoBoost 2.0 SUV 2.0L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 245 HP | 275 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Titanium EcoBoost 2.0 SUV 2.0L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 245 HP | 275 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SEL EcoBoost SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SEL EcoBoost SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE EcoBoost SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE EcoBoost SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2018 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
S SUV 2.5L | I-VCT | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 168 HP | 170 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs

2017 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2017 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,500 lbs. and 2,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2017 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Titanium SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Titanium SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE EcoBoost SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE EcoBoost SUV 1.5L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 179 HP | 177 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S SUV 2.5L | I-VCT | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 168 HP | 170 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs

2016 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2016 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,500 lbs. and 2,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2016 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Titanium SUV 1.6L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 178 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Titanium SUV 1.6L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 178 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE EcoBoost SUV 1.6L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 178 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE SUV 1.6L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 178 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 168 HP | 170 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs

2015 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2015 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,500 lbs. and 2,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2015 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Titanium SUV 1.6L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 173 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Titanium SUV 1.6L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 173 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE SUV 1.6L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 173 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE SUV 1.6L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 173 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 168 HP | 170 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs

2014 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2014 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,500 lbs. and 2,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2014 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Titanium SUV 1.6L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 173 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Titanium SUV 1.6L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 173 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE SUV 1.6L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 173 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE SUV 1.6L | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 173 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
S SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | FWD | 168 HP | 170 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
The 2013 Ford Escape Hybrid on display at the 2012 North American International Auto Show Industry Preview on January 11, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.
The 2013 Ford Escape Hybrid on display at the 2012 North American International Auto Show Industry Preview on January 11, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.

2013 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2013 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,500 lbs. and 3,500 lbs as shown in the table below.

2013 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Titanium SUV 2.0L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | AWD | 240 HP | 270 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs
Titanium SUV 2.0L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 240 HP | 270 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs
SEL SUV 1.6L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | AWD | 178 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SEL SUV 1.6L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 178 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE SUV 1.6L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | AWD | 178 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SE SUV 1.6L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 178 HP | 184 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2013 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
S SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 168 HP | 170 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs

2012 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2012 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,000 lbs. and 2,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2012 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 171 HP | 171 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD | 171 HP | 171 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLS (4 Cyl) SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD | 171 HP | 171 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Limited SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 171 HP | 171 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD | 171 HP | 171 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
(4 Cyl) SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | 4V ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable | 4WD | 177 HP | 136 ft/lbs 1,000 lbs
2012 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
(4 Cyl) SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | 4V ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable | FWD | 177 HP | 136 ft/lbs 1,000 lbs
Limited (4 Cyl) SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | 4V ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable | 4WD | 177 HP | 136 ft/lbs 1,000 lbs
Limited (4 Cyl) SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | 4V ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable | FWD | 177 HP | 136 ft/lbs 1,000 lbs

2011 Ford Escape Towing Capacity Data

The 2011 Ford Escape towing capacity is between 1,000 lbs. and 1,500 lbs as shown in the table below.

2011 Ford Escape Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 171 HP | 171 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
XLT SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD | 171 HP | 171 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
XLS (4 Cyl) SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 171 HP | 171 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
XLS (4 Cyl) SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD | 171 HP | 171 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Limited SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 171 HP | 171 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
Limited SUV 2.5L | I4 | DURATEC | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD | 171 HP | 171 ft/lbs 1,500 lbs
2011 Ford Escape Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
(4 Cyl) SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | 4V ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable | 4WD | 177 HP | 136 ft/lbs 1,000 lbs
(4 Cyl) SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | 4V ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable | FWD | 177 HP | 136 ft/lbs 1,000 lbs
Limited (4 Cyl) SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | 4V ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable | 4WD | 177 HP | 136 ft/lbs 1,000 lbs
Limited (4 Cyl) SUV 2.5L | Hybrid | I4 | 4V ATKINSON CYCLE HYBRID | Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable | FWD | 177 HP | 136 ft/lbs 1,000 lbs
  • a fishing boat and trailer usually weighs between 900 lbs. to 6,000 lbs.
  • a tent trailer typically weighs between 1,000 lbs. to 1,500 lbs.
  • a fifth-wheel travel trailer averages between 12,000 lbs. to 15,000 lbs.
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